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Prouds Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thaxted, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9693 / 51°58'9"N

Longitude: 0.3342 / 0°20'3"E

OS Eastings: 560445

OS Northings: 232663

OS Grid: TL604326

Mapcode National: GBR NF4.FBH

Mapcode Global: VHHLC.RR1Q

Entry Name: Prouds Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122254

Location: Thaxted, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Thaxted

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


Prouds Farmhouse

TL 63SW: 2/2

C14 hall house with gabled cross-wings, altered and extended in C16 and C17.
Timber framed and plastered, with some frame exposed externally. Both wings are
jettied on carved brackets. Red plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 1:3:1: window range C17
and modern casements. 2 modern bay windows. Late C16, two bay extension at rear, at
north end jettied to south. Modern 2 storey rear extension. North cross-wing is C14
with ogee heads, service doors. Original crown post roof rebuilt. South cross-wing
is C16 with side purlin windbraced roof. Central hall partially rebuilt in C17, with
remains of original stretcher beam, with arched bracing, moulded and crenellated with
elaborate chamfer stops. Some C17 pargetting survives. Outside mullioned windows
and a C14 door. Red brick C17 chimney stack, with attached diagonal shafts.
(RCHM 45).

Listing NGR: TL6044532663

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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